Diamondbacks vs. Pirates Betting Lines, Odds, & Player Matchups August 11, 2022

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The Arizona Diamondbacks (50-60) and the Pittsburgh Pirates (45-66) square off on Thursday at 3:40 PM ET. The Diamondbacks are moneyline favorites (-188) against the underdog Pirates (+158). Arizona’s Merrill Kelly and Pittsburgh’s JT Brubaker will start this matchup.

Here is the intel you need to place your MLB bets on this contest.

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Diamondbacks vs. Pirates betting lines

  • Favorite: Diamondbacks (-188)
  • Underdog: Pirates (+158)
  • Over/under: 8

Diamondbacks betting info, hitting leaders, & pitching

Diamondbacks betting info

  • The Diamondbacks are 16-14 in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 53.3% of those games).
  • Arizona has played as a moneyline favorite of -188 or shorter in just two games this season, which they won both.
  • The implied moneyline probablility for this matchup gives the Diamondbacks a 65.3% chance to win.
  • Arizona has had an over/under set by oddsmakers 115 times, and has combined with opponents to go over the total in 54 of those games (54-57-4).
  • The Diamondbacks have collected a 65-50-0 record against the spread this season.

Diamondbacks hitting info

  • Christian Walker leads the Diamondbacks in home runs (26) and runs batted in (63).
  • Among all hitters in MLB, Walker’s home run total ranks eighth and his RBI tally ranks 24th.
  • Walker has safely hit in five games in a row. During his last five outings he is hitting .471 with two doubles, a home run, a walk and five RBI.
  • Ketel Marte is batting .260 to lead his team.
  • Marte currently ranks 128th in homers and 112th in RBI in the bigs.
  • Marte takes a six-game hitting streak into this game. In his last 10 games he is hitting .211 with two doubles, two walks and six RBI.
  • Daulton Varsho is hitting .240 with 16 doubles, two triples, 16 home runs and 35 walks.
  • Josh Rojas is batting .273 with 16 doubles, a triple, six home runs and 31 walks.
  • Rojas has hit safely in six games in a row. During his last 10 outings he is hitting .220 with three doubles, two walks and three RBI.

Diamondbacks pitching rankings

  • The Diamondbacks pitching staff ranks 29th in the majors with a collective 7.4 strikeouts per nine innings.
  • The Diamondbacks’ 4.16 team ERA ranks 22nd across all league pitching staffs.
  • The Diamondbacks have the 21st-ranked WHIP in baseball (1.291).
  • Diamondbacks pitchers combine to give up the 12th-fewest home runs in baseball (116 total, 1.1 per game).
  • In their 6-4 loss last time out they struck out 12 Pirates batters while allowing 11 hits.

Pirates betting info, hitting leaders, & pitching

Pirates betting info

  • The Pirates have been underdogs in 95 games this season and won 36 (37.9%) of those contests.
  • Pittsburgh has entered 36 games this season as the underdog by +158 or more and is 16-20 in those contests.
  • The Pirates have a 38.8% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • Pittsburgh and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 48 of their 112 opportunities.
  • The Pirates are 59-53-0 ATS in their 112 games with a spread this season.

Pirates hitting info

  • Bryan Reynolds leads Pittsburgh in homers with 16 while also maintaining a team-best .256 batting average.
  • Reynolds ranks 43rd in home runs and 162nd in RBI among all hitters in the majors.
  • Ke’Bryan Hayes has 96 hits and an OBP of .321 to go with a slugging percentage of .357 this season.
  • Hayes ranks 209th overall in homers and 162nd in RBI this year.
  • Hayes takes a two-game hitting streak into this matchup. In his last five games he is batting .278 with a home run, a walk and three RBI.
  • Ben Gamel is slashing .243/.335/.374 this season for the Pirates.
  • Gamel heads into this matchup on a six-game hitting streak. In his last 10 games he is batting .278 with four doubles, a triple, four walks and five RBI.
  • Michael Chavis is a key run producer for Pittsburgh with a .249 average, 12 homers and 37 RBI.

Pirates pitching rankings

  • The Pirates average the 23rd-most strikeouts per nine innings (7.8) in the league this season.
  • The Pirates have the 26th-ranked ERA (4.56) in the majors this season.
  • The Pirates have a combined 1.422 WHIP as a pitching staff, fourth-highest in MLB.
  • The Pirates have allowed the 12th-fewest home runs this season with 116, or one per game.
  • They earned a 6-4 win in their most recent game, striking out five Diamondbacks batters while allowing seven hits.
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